Translation of "ivory" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

ivory

noun uk us /ˈaɪ.vər.i/ US  /-vɚ-/

[ U ] the hard yellowish-white substance that forms the tusks of some animals such as elephants, used especially in the past to make decorative objects

象牙
intricately carved ivory earrings 精雕细琢的象牙耳饰
a ban on ivory trading 象牙交易禁令

[ C usually plural ] an object made from ivory

象牙制品
a collection of Japanese ivories 日本象牙制品藏品

(Translation of “ivory” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)